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Aeolic

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin aeolicus, from Ancient Greek αἰολικός (aiolikós)[1] or Αἰολικός (Aiolikós, like the Aeolians).

Proper nounEdit

Aeolic

  1. An ancient Greek dialect spoken in Boeotia and the island of Lesbos.

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AdjectiveEdit

Aeolic (not comparable)

  1. Of the Anatolian region Aeolis, Aeolia.[1]
  2. (Greek mythology) Of Aeolus, the Ancient Greek god of the wind.[1]
    1. Of, finding its or their origin in, or borne on winds; aerial.[1]
    2. (geology) Owing its creation, formation, or deposition chiefly to the effects of air currents.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 [1] (Oxford English Dictionary, second edition, 1989)